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125 acres in size and declared an SSSI due to the wildlife present with Hawthorn scrub, meadow and saltmarsh habitats. Attractions include a miniature railway, sculpture trail, visitor centre, refreshment facilities, birdwatching hides and an...more
Wat Tyler Country Park Pitsea Hall Lane, Basildon SS16 4UH, England
All reviews miniature railway rspb centre train ride nice walk mini train children's play area dog walking all ages small train bird watching fresh air the barn gift shop nice cafe small museum an ice cream open space
We visited Wat Tyler Park on November 15th only to find that the Visitor Centre was closed apparently due to recent fire. No information is given on their website or anywhere else that I can find. Very sad that this happened, but the public need...More
plenty of Free parking. Good range of children's play ground equipment ages 2 up. Still fun for young teenagers. Lots of picnic space and tables. Sheltered outer picnic area. Walks and open field plus occasional statue art to discovet. Walks and trails mapped. Small marina...More
Arrived with my friend for a coffee and walk only to find the centre shut due to a recent fire!! not publicised anywhere and even a worker there said it was kept very quiet! Apparently the fire happened a couple of weeks prior. Had to...More
This is a great country park that is free to visit.
We always park in the first car park as you enter the park as it is always virtually empty as a majority of people can't be bothered using there legs to walk. We enjoy...More
Response from RichG1969 | Reviewed this property |
I have heard rumours that the idea has been mooted at the Council for part of Wat Tyler to be turned over for housing. How true or not this is remains to be seen. I think it wise to keep an eye open for public notices just... More
I have heard rumours that the idea has been mooted at the Council for part of Wat Tyler to be turned over for housing. How true or not this is remains to be seen. I think it wise to keep an eye open for public notices just in case, though, personally, I really can't see it happening. The land is protected... allegedly.